Mr. Rafikul Islam is the member of that kind of household. Mr. Rafikul holds a large family with his old parents, spouse and four children. When river destroyed his house he shifted a land lord’s area and started living as (Rayot). He loaned money from Bank and local merchant and went to Kuwait for income. But unfortunately he could not sustain in Kuwait and return back. He lost all of his capital and operated family by selling of his household elements like Ornaments, Cow and other things. At the time he decided to start agriculture and started it in shared land but he also failed this first time because of crops damaged for salinity. Income statement Crops Income Indian spines 1500/= Red amaranths 850/= Amaranths 480/= Beetle gourds 4000/= Sponge gourds 2300/= Okra 5600/= Aram / Taro 400/= Cucumbers 1800/= Snacked gourds 32000/= Sweet pumpkin 2900/= Bottle gourds 1800/= White gourds 1500/= Radish 1200/= Papaya 1900/= Total 58230/= Rafikul was still to agriculture and started alternative cropping like various vegetable. Success was coming close to Rafik day by day. Earlier of the year 2012 Rafik shared about his cropping with SDS RESOLVE staffs. RESOLVE team started continue technical support to Rafik and he become a successful vegetable cultivator. Rafik cultivate vegetable at 8 decimal lands in this year. Major vegetables are; Indian spinach, Red amaranths, Amaranths, Beetle gourds , Sponge gourds, Okra, Aram / Taro, Cucumbers, Snacked gourds, Sweet pumpkin, Bottle gourds, White gourds, Radish, Papaya etc. Rafik got enough success to the vegetable cultivations. Rafik is highly satisfied about his agro production and he also thankful to RESOLVE staffs and Oxfam Novib for implementation the RESOLVE project. He expected more people will be involved with same activity and the village Charmonpura Khunerchar will appreciate as an agro Model village. His belief anybody can reduce poverty by practicing of agriculture if the support be ensured.     18. Evaluation: Please see the attachment 19. Report: Same as evaluation

Highlights

First international meeting of the Girl Power! program in Leiden, The Netherlands Soccer for girls, success for all


Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), the Bangladeshi NGO which implements the program in the district of Shariatpur, has been one of the members of the meeting.


Key similarities like the empowerment of women through sports were discussed by the representatives from Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.


First international meeting of the Girl Power! program in Leiden, The Netherlands Soccer for girls, success for all


Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), the Bangladeshi NGO which implements the program in the district of Shariatpur, has been one of the members of the meeting.


Key similarities like the empowerment of women through sports were discussed by the representatives from Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.


First international meeting of the Girl Power! program in Leiden, The Netherlands Soccer for girls, success for all


Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), the Bangladeshi NGO which implements the program in the district of Shariatpur, has been one of the members of the meeting.


Key similarities like the empowerment of women through sports were discussed by the representatives from Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.


First international meeting of the Girl Power! program in Leiden, The Netherlands Soccer for girls, success for all


Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), the Bangladeshi NGO which implements the program in the district of Shariatpur, has been one of the members of the meeting.


Key similarities like the empowerment of women through sports were discussed by the representatives from Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.


First international meeting of the Girl Power! program in Leiden, The Netherlands Soccer for girls, success for all


Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), the Bangladeshi NGO which implements the program in the district of Shariatpur, has been one of the members of the meeting.


Key similarities like the empowerment of women through sports were discussed by the representatives from Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.


First international meeting of the Girl Power! program in Leiden, The Netherlands Soccer for girls, success for all


Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), the Bangladeshi NGO which implements the program in the district of Shariatpur, has been one of the members of the meeting.


Key similarities like the empowerment of women through sports were discussed by the representatives from Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.


First international meeting of the Girl Power! program in Leiden, The Netherlands Soccer for girls, success for all


Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), the Bangladeshi NGO which implements the program in the district of Shariatpur, has been one of the members of the meeting.


Key similarities like the empowerment of women through sports were discussed by the representatives from Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.


First international meeting of the Girl Power! program in Leiden, The Netherlands Soccer for girls, success for all


Shariatpur Development Society (SDS), the Bangladeshi NGO which implements the program in the district of Shariatpur, has been one of the members of the meeting.


Key similarities like the empowerment of women through sports were discussed by the representatives from Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal.


Case Studies

  • Bilkis Begum

    Mrs Bilkis Begume in Year round vegetable cultivation

  • Rafiqul Islam

    Mr. Rafiqul Islam in Year round vegetable cultivation

  • Jasmin Begum

    Jasmin Begum gained through cultivating fish in her pond